In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
- Staying Calm When You’re Not in Control
- Plastic bottles to build a school in the Philippines
- A 4 Hour Workday?
- Essentialism and Clutter (Including In Your Life)
- Aesop’s Fable: The Man and the Trees
Posted on 30 April , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet One of the hardest balancing acts we have to deal with relates to our desire for more and for progression, and the quest for contentment. We often have aspirations, […]
Posted on 28 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Sometimes a simple comic is all you need to put things into perspective.
Posted on 23 April , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve been trying to do for the last year or so is to add more meaningful activities to my life. We all like to feel […]
Posted on 21 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Forget about it just being for drunks. I’d like this in everyday life when I can barely fit the key into the slot because it’s at a strange angle […]
Posted on 18 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet My wife and I talk a lot and used to have a bunch of lists that we’d either write to each other, or leave in the kitchen, etc. We […]
Posted on 16 April , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago, I talked to a man who lives the tiny house lifestyle. My conversation with him got me thinking about living in smaller spaces, and the […]
Posted on 14 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet By Toby Ng, it’s an imaginary village of 100 people who represent the 7 billion of us (and counting) in the global village. See more images here
Posted on 12 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Any trip to Europe has many options when it comes to visiting truly important historical locations. Today many Canadians are interested in a slightly different take on […]
Posted on 11 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet wow…. I’m speechless, this is dinner in the Maldives:) I do hope it happens at some point for me:)
Posted on 9 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet You probably know that you need to consider life insurance when it comes to protecting your assets for your family’s benefit. After all, if you pass on, what happens […]
Posted on 7 April , 2014 | 7 CommentsTweet Isn’t this brilliant? In France, Nutella comes in drinking glasses with just a simple lid. After polishing off a jar, you keep the glass, and ta-dah! Free drinking glass. […]
Posted on 4 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Minimalism is not a style, it is an attitude, a way of being. It’s a fundamental reaction against noise, visual noise, disorder, vulgarity. Minimalism is the pursuit of the […]
Posted on 2 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the reasons that many people become upset with their lives is that they might not be living according to their priorities. It’s hard to feel satisfied when […]
Posted on 31 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve talked about not wasting your time on unproductive tasks, but consider that you should not waste others’ time either. Commit and follow through, or don’t commit at all. […]
Posted on 26 March , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago, I read a post on Lifehacker about a new game designed to reduce anxiety when played for 25 minutes. I thought it an interesting concept. […]